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This American Life

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This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.

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This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.

iTunes Ratings

62272 Ratings
Average Ratings
50435
5428
2633
1649
2127

Low Hum of Menace

By Buhnanie - Mar 16 2020
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This was well done from first story to second one. And Reality Winner is a heroine.

Amazing podcast!

By Cami081 - Mar 13 2020
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The topics covered are always timely and relevant. The production and script are always excellent.

iTunes Ratings

62272 Ratings
Average Ratings
50435
5428
2633
1649
2127

Low Hum of Menace

By Buhnanie - Mar 16 2020
Read more
This was well done from first story to second one. And Reality Winner is a heroine.

Amazing podcast!

By Cami081 - Mar 13 2020
Read more
The topics covered are always timely and relevant. The production and script are always excellent.
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This American Life

Latest release on Mar 29, 2020

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This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.

Rank #1: 690: Too Close to Home

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For the holidays, stories of families finally addressing the thorny thing they’ve never really talked about.

Dec 29 2019

59mins

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Rank #2: 691: Gardens of Branching Paths

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Stories of other universes that are just like our own, but with one small difference.

Jan 12 2020

1hr 6mins

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Rank #3: 692: The Show of Delights

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In these dark, combative times, we attempt the most radical counterprogramming we could imagine: a show made up entirely of stories about delight.

Feb 02 2020

1hr 4mins

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Rank #4: 693: Abdi the American

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We return to our story about Abdi Nor from 2015, with some big news about his life today. When we first broadcast the story, Abdi was a Somali refugee living in Kenya desperately trying – against long odds – to get to the United States. Then he got the luckiest break of his life: he won a lottery that puts him on a short list for a U.S. visa. But before he could cash in his golden ticket, the police started raiding his neighborhood, targeting refugees.

Feb 09 2020

1hr 4mins

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698: The Test

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The coronavirus has now fully arrived in the United States. This week, stories of people trying to rise to that challenge, in some pretty extreme situations.

Mar 29 2020

1hr 1min

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697: Alone Together

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This week, as the staff creates the episode from their apartments and houses, with our host in quarantine, in this moment when everyone’s reaching out to the people they love, we put together a collection of family stories, with some timely stuff at the top.

Mar 22 2020

1hr 1min

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696: Low Hum of Menace

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Things do not seem fine at all, but it’s hard to say why.

Mar 15 2020

1hr 4mins

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557: Birds & Bees

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Some information is so big and so complicated that it seems impossible to talk to kids about. This week, stories about the vague and not-so-vague ways we teach children about race, death, and sex.

Mar 08 2020

1hr 5mins

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695: Everyone's a Critic

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People squirming in a world where everything is rated and reviewed.

Mar 01 2020

1hr

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694: Get Back to Where You Once Belonged

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People looking everywhere to find a place—any place—where, for once, they don't have to be the odd man out.

Feb 16 2020

1hr 4mins

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693: Abdi the American

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We return to our story about Abdi Nor from 2015, with some big news about his life today. When we first broadcast the story, Abdi was a Somali refugee living in Kenya desperately trying – against long odds – to get to the United States. Then he got the luckiest break of his life: he won a lottery that puts him on a short list for a U.S. visa. But before he could cash in his golden ticket, the police started raiding his neighborhood, targeting refugees.

Feb 09 2020

1hr 4mins

Play

692: The Show of Delights

Podcast cover
Read more
In these dark, combative times, we attempt the most radical counterprogramming we could imagine: a show made up entirely of stories about delight.

Feb 02 2020

1hr 4mins

Play

691: Gardens of Branching Paths

Podcast cover
Read more
Stories of other universes that are just like our own, but with one small difference.

Jan 12 2020

1hr 6mins

Play

690: Too Close to Home

Podcast cover
Read more
For the holidays, stories of families finally addressing the thorny thing they’ve never really talked about.

Dec 29 2019

59mins

Play

iTunes Ratings

62272 Ratings
Average Ratings
50435
5428
2633
1649
2127

Low Hum of Menace

By Buhnanie - Mar 16 2020
Read more
This was well done from first story to second one. And Reality Winner is a heroine.

Amazing podcast!

By Cami081 - Mar 13 2020
Read more
The topics covered are always timely and relevant. The production and script are always excellent.